This essay quiz includes three questions and one extra credit question. The first question asks students to compare and contrast two political cartoons centered around 19th century immigration. The second question asks students to answer one of three question options regarding 19th century immigration: conditions of immigration, prejudices against immigrants, or legislation against immigrants. The last questions asks the students to explain the concept of the melting pot and salad bowl idea of assimilation. The bonus question includes a primary source document for the students to read and analyze. Each question includes a rubric for easy grading.